|Join the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture for the “Art Works, Culture Connects” free lecture series highlighting Phoenix’s historic architecture and landmarks. The talks accompany the opening of “Phoenix Icons: The Art of our Historic Landmarks,” at the Gallery @ City Hall. The talks will be from 7 to 8 p.m. at Burton Barr Central Library, Pulliam Auditorium.October 16, 2012: Grady Gammage, Jr. – Historic Preservation and PhoenixOctober 24, 2012: Frank Henry, Architect, Taliesin West – Architecture in the Sonoran Desert
November 14, 2012: Robert Graham, Architect – Architectural Restoration
December 6, 2012: Philip VanderMeer, ASU Professor of History – Rise, Fall and Rise of Downtown Phoenix
January 9, 2013: Alison King, Modern Phoenix – Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Phoenix
February 14, 2013: Edward Lebow, POAC, Public Art Director – Following the Water: The History of Change in the Valley Landscape
March 14, 2013: Gretchen Freeman, Art Consultant and Collector – Labors of Love: The Whimsy of Valley Yard Art
For more information go to www.phoenix.gov/arts or call 602-262-4637.